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May 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
opposes not only the united states, any kind of control and domination, including the authoritarian leadership? the region and i think's uncertainty now but once the dust settles in the arab world you're going to have a new world. a new world that basically will not accept america's dominance. >> rose: rumsfeld and gerges when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: donald rumsfeld is here he was secretary of defense under president george w. bush from 2000 to 2006. he resigned in the midst ofest schrating public criticism of the iraq war. rumsfeld began his career in the 1960s as a three-term congressman from illinois. he joined president richard nixon's cabinet and served under presidents ford, reagan and bush 43. his memoir "known and unknown" is now out in paper back and it chronicles everything as his time as a middle east envoy to one of the president's closestt% foreign policy advisors. as the u.s. ends tour two wars and faces turmoil in the middle east, i'm pleased to have donald rumsfeld back
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May 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
assassinationment now he is in the united states to attend the peabody awards where a documenteer called bhutto is being honored. a visit to new york and his father's visit to chicago for the g8 comes at a difficult time in pakistani u.s. relations there is tension over a 33 year sentence given to a doctor without allegedly helped the cia identify some of bin laden's location. >> the united states does not believe there is any basis for holding dr. afridi. we regret both fact that he was con contribute-- convicted and the severity of his sentence. his help, after all, was instrumental in taking down one of the world's most notorious murderers, that was clearly in pakistan's interests as well as ours and the rest of the world. this action by dr. afridi to help bring about the end of the reign of terror designed and executed by bin laden was not in any way a betrayal of pakistan. and we have made that vi well-known and we will continue to press it with the government of pakistan. >> rose: there are also tensions over the deaths of 24 pakistani soldiers during a nato raid and over access to
WHUT
May 17, 2012 3:00am EDT
. bush. he also served as an officer in the united states air force. after 26 years at the c.i.a. and national security council, he became president of texas and, a, many university. in 2006, president george w. bush appointed him sex tear of defense succeeding donald rumsfeld. under his watch, gates oversaw iraq's troop surge. president-elect obama asked him to stay in the job. he became the first defense secretary to serve both a republican and democratic president. in the obama administration he played a pivotal role in shaping u.s. policy in afghanistan. he was a key player in the decision to send additional forces into the country. he was at the center of the debate on the raid to kill osama bin laden last may. gates stepped down as defense secretary in june, 2011. here is what president obama said at gates' farewell ceremony. >> what you see is a man that i've come to know and respect. a humble american patriot. a man of common sense and decency. quite simply one of our nation's finest public servants. >> reporter: i talked with bob gates in williamsburg virginia at the college
WHUT
May 23, 2012 10:00am EDT
mabus is here, united states secretary of the navy, he has had a long and varied career as a politician, diplomat and businessman, he served as governor of mississippi from 1988 to 1992, he was also former ambassador to saudi arabia and ceo of a manufacturing company. he played the pivotal role in u.s. defense policy in the obama shifts its focus to the asia pacific region i am pleased to have him here on this program for the first time, welcome. >> thank you, charlie, i am glad to be here. >> rose: we now know that this president has announced clearly the kind of shift to asia. how does that affect the navy and its role and its significance? >> well, this new defense strategy which the president announced in january, and which he was in intimately involved in crafting, and had a all of the joint chiefs, all the service secretary, secretary of defense very involved in this, it is mainly a maritime strategy and focuses on the western pacific and focuses on the arabian gulf region, both of which are maritime, entities, and it places, i think, additional responsibility on the na
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May 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
spring there's no question that a movement can start in the united states to say let's force our elected representatives to do what we all know is in our interest. >> charlie: you don't sense that movement is happening? >> part of theeas i'm writing this book is try to catalize such a movement. >> charlie: to be a catalyst for that. >> absolutely. when i woke up and looked at these things last summer, i didn't have my hands on the levers of power. i was just a citizen but i had some experiences. so my fulfillment of my citizenship responsibility i thought wasn't was in part writing this book. >> charlie: let's talk about tax reform as one thing. what would you do? >> well, the question is, why tax form? d what is tax refor a lot of people see it in a lot of different ways. if you are saying tax reform in the income tax system that means lower rates and fewer loopholes. do you raise money with that or is it revenue neutral? if you raise money wit, you close more loopholes than you lose by cutting tax rates. that is fundamental. i've often thought if you're going to do this kind of
PBS
May 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
have 16 companies, most of them in the united states, most of our sales are here. but we have global footprint in some of our businesses operating 150 different countries. those businesses i think are representative of most sectors of the economy. we don't participate in real estate or energy, so take that out. but a wid wide range of food see distribution, car rentals, a variety of different businesses and we have seen a recovery of modest proportion, i care deeply about the policies that will be passed, will be championed by the president and hopefully passed by congress. and i hope they are going to take on a more constructive tone towards business and be a pro growth set of policies. i recognize it is complicated, i recognize it is partisanship and recognize people got elected but i am concerned that in the noise, in the tornado of politics and unfortunately it has become a tornado, we are going to lose what is most essential to this country, which is the ability for individuals to band together, free association, free enter price, create businesses and create jobs. >> rose: from
WHUT
May 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
-- chaotic conditions to be a good president and a very faithful ally to the united states. now hollande is an unknown quantity for the united states. obama actually weighed into the french campaign on the side of sarkozy, as did angela merkel of germany, as did david cameron of britain. now the timing now suggests that the nato summit may 20th, 21st in chicago will be a key moment for these two presidents to try to come together and find some common ground. president obama gave what i thought was a very effective speech from cab you will, afghanistan, last week in which he laid out this country's concern, fatigue with that war, and the fact that we will remain engaged but at much less cost. this gives francois-- sorry, francois hollande the chance to come here and to begin to find some common ground with the american president. which doesn't exist for the moment. >> rose: if he, hugh, makes war on the rich, makes war on the financial sector, can he pull it off. and will it work? >> well, i think we have to be careful not to exaggerate how left wing hollande is. in fact, i don't
WHUT
May 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
then a united states senator. >> i like the way this clock is ticking. >> charlie: i'm just sitting there saying, oh, my god. how great it is to be bill bradley. you know? so congratulations for being bill bradley. >> my goodness. that's the nicest anything has said to me today. >> charlie: you get it all the time, don't you? >> no. >> charlie: if you walk out on to a basketball court. let's assume it's an empty gym. somebody throws you the ball. you are behind. out of 25, how many would you sink behind the key? >> i'd take five to warm up. then i think might sink out of the remaining 20 maybe eight. >> charlie: eight. and at your best, how many would you sink? >> well, when i was in high school, i would... had a routine where i had hit 25 in a row from five spots. >> charlie: before you would go home. >> if i get to 24 and i miss, i'm back at zero. >> charlie: that's what i mean. >> by the time i got to my last year with the knicks, it was 10 of 13 because the concentration went. >> charlie: really? >> when you concentrate, 25 in a row five spots, you're concentrating. the longer i
PBS
May 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
same age that we work in a world of broadcast networks in the united states, that was essentially true in most countries. and that world was free tv, supported by advertising, and therefore everything was aimed at getting the biggest mass audience, less common denominator and that shapes a certain kind of program. if you then look at the last 20 or 30 years starting in the united states, there was the advent of choice, the advent of tv you could pay for. so things like hbo, cnn, mtv rose up and now they're happening all over the world. the result is that you have much higher quality tv, you've got much more diverse subject matter. you still have mass appeal, you've got some narrower appeal things. and all the signs that you look for in a business, you know, revenue, subscribers, viewership, ratings, programming investment, the kind of talent writers and directors work in tv now. everything's strongly up, tremendous resources going into tv. not just the united states but everywhere. so as that happens, tv's getting better and it's really a golden age of tv. >> rose: you said that a
WHUT
May 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
united states should also have learned that no policy that is based on a misunderstanding of the facts or wishful thinking is likely to succeed. and there are a whole series of assumptions built into this transition policy about the ability of the afghan national arm about the degradation of the taliban and the ability of afghan political lead yooers to fashion a fair transition of power from karzai who-to-whoever comes after. all of these assumptions look quite shaky and you don't want to ask american men and women to make the ultimate sacrifice if you're not willing to confront the facts head on and think honestly about where they may lead you. >> rose: we conclude with kathy freston, a well-known vegan, her book is called "the lean, a revolutionary and simple plan for lasting weight loss." i want to enjoy my life, celebrate food and have things i grew up loving with my family, with my friends. so for me i think the best thing that has worked-- and i think it's translated to other people-- is that if we set our intention to move toward health sand we lean into it and take steps in the d
WETA
May 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
reserve currency that perhaps the united states should not have the dollar as the-- >> no, i mean, we understand that the dollar will stay as a major currency for the time being. but what they're trying to develop is definitely to work-- to use a ruble for the currency for bilateral trade between russia and the ucase, russia, bell russia, and maybe russia and some other countries. >> rose: russia has a dependence on natural resources, on oil and gas. how is it doing in trying to scheft away from that dependence at the core of its economic power and develop, for example, its own silicon value. that's the keys for the russian economy. when they ask about how russia is doing. russia is doing well because the oil prices are high. because other natural resources are high. but we still haven't reached a substantial progress... from commodity export -- >> rose: and why not? >> well, for a number of reasons. i think one we didn't create the proper environment for investments. we don't have enough investments in these areas. other thing for example russia couldn't join the w.t.o. for a long ti
PBS
May 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the united states on iran? >> well, i think russia on the one hand have-- iran is very close to russia, much closer than to america. we have our own interests, of course, in keeping peace in this region. >> rose: and it's a market for you and a commercial relationship >> yeah, yeah, of coue. on the other hand, again, we see some universal steps which america is not taking is somehow done without any consultation with the russian government or without accusation. i'll take one example that the russian government and congress took a decision on freezing all the financial transaction between iran and other banks. so we had to obey this, of course, fully. on the other hand, some people in russia, that crit the dollar as global currency, america is uses these. actually woo should not very much in line with the chart of imenino f odor world bank. >> rose: does russia wish there was another second reserve currency that perhaps the united states should not have the dollar as the-- >> no, i mean, we understand that the dollar will stay as a major currency for the time being. but what the
WHUT
May 4, 2012 3:00am EDT
the united states and canada. >> ten years now of continuous right wing government, especially over the past five years, in the regime we have actually seen less government, we have seen healthcare coverage, has become more expensive, we have seen education system, that also has weakened, public education system that has weakened, and these are fundamental, i think, for rekoff, for rehe koff i are on the long-term to make sure that we have social justice, we invest in education, that everybody has access close to home to quality healthcare. >> judy devon, american descent, and the french elections, when we continue. >> rose: funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: judi dench is here, an acting legend from theatre to film in 1999 she won the phony award for her role in david hair's, amy's view, that same year she received the oscar for best supporting actress for a performance as queen elizabeth in shakespeare in love, when you talk about judi says sir richard
WHUT
May 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
depression at one time or another and in the united states it is the major disability and people between 15 and 45 years of age. >> rose: episode 7 of the charlie brain series 2, underwritten by the simons foundation, coming up. >> the charlie rose brain system is the most scientific journey of our time. made possible by a grant from the simons foundation, their mission is to advance the frontiers of research in the basic sciences and mathematics. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. >> we are always committed to our supplies, the farmers, the fishefishermen. it is really about building this extraordinary community, american express is passionate about the same thing. they are one of those partners that help guide you, whether it is finding new customers or a new location for my next restaurant. and we all come together by restaurants, by partners in the community, amazing things happen. to me, that is the membership effect. >> rose: additional funding provided by these funders. >> and by bloomberg, a provider of multimedia and news and information services worldwide.
WETA
May 28, 2012 11:30pm EDT
johnson is the mighty majority leader of the united states senate. >> rose: this is where you got to him in this volume. >> absolutely. the great maes jorty leader in history. the second-most powerful man in the country. he thinks he has the 1960 presidential nomination locked up. >> rose: because he is the most powerful democrat in the country. >> right. he doesn't realize that there's this young senator, john f. kennedy, who's going around the country often with a single aide ted sorensen in a small plane and he's such a great speaker that wherever he goes people are asking him back and he's building up this base of support and he's finding out who has the actual power in these states and before johnson realizes what happened, kennedy has taken the nomination away from him. then we see in the same book his years as vice president which are terrible for him, humiliating, powerless. >> rose: '60 to '63? >> '60 to '63. and with the crack of a bullet in dallas the world is reversed. he that has power and he's president. and the last half of the book is the seven weeks after kennedy's assas
WHUT
May 12, 2012 3:00am EDT
approximately one in 110 children in the united states are dpiing knowsed with some form of autism. no one is sure whether this increase is due to better awareness and diagnostics o or a substantive rise in the disorder. autism's exact cause is not clear. today researchers view it as a neurological condition, most likely resulting from one or more genetic abnormallallities in combination with environmental triggers. the diagnosis has a devastating impact on individuals and their families. alison singer knows this difficulty firsthand. she is the parent of an autistic daughter, jodi, also co-founder and president of the autism science foundation. she joins me this evening to talk about her experience. also joining me tonight a remarkable group of scientist gerald fischbach is the scientific director of the simons foundation, uta frith of cognitive development at the university of college, london institute's cognitive neuroscience. matthew state is the donald j cohen professor of child psychiatry, psychiatry and genetics at the yale school of medicine. and once again my cohost is dr. eric kande
WHUT
May 2, 2012 10:00am EDT
you can grow. >> rose: there are 100 united states senators, how many senators would say, i am prepared to do everything, most of the stuff that coburn recommends? >> ten. >> rose: ten? >> yes. >> democrats or republicans. >> ten republicans. >> rose: ten republicans. >> yes. >> who are they? can you tell me? >> i don't want to commit them. >> rose: fair enough. >> rose: you say ten more on the same page. >> ten at least, but the point is, and i would make -- >> rose: ten out of -- >> well, but remember, let's -- >> rose: 90 people saying i can't go there. >> let's go back to the other theme of this book is we are short-term thinkers and politically expedient speakers. >> rose: and everybody agrees with that, everybody. >> so why would it be surprising to you only ten people would shovel all of that off and say, i want to fix the country? there are a lot of ways to fix the country i am just giving one, but what -- my warning to america is, if we don't wake up, we will get to a point of no return. >> rose: do yo do you believe wt governor romney wants to go supportive will fix t
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